TRI Auditorium & Zoom

Sexual Harassment Awareness & Prevention Week

TRI will again be hosting a Sexual Harassment Awareness & Prevention week in October. The week will consist of a number of activities, please see below for further details. 

OneTRI: A safe, inclusive and respectful workplace 

Join us on Monday 24th October for this informative and thought provoking symposium, which will explore the issues of gender equity, safety, diversity and inclusivity in the workplace.

The symposium will comprise of the following speakers:

  • Dr Christina Malatzky is a Senior Lecturer & Academic Lead, Research at QUT’s School of Public Health and Social Work. She is also a Chief Investigator at QUT’s Centre for Justice. She is currently working on a range of research projects that explore gender dynamics within rural health workforces and systems; gender equality in STEMM hospital and health service settings; the role of place and belonging in retaining a rural health workforce; and rural health ethics.
  • Professor Ethan Scott is a  Lab Head at UQ’s Queensland Brain Institute. His group uses the larval zebrafish model to characterise the cellular circuits and neural networks that mediate sensory perception, and the ways in which these systems are altered in models of autism. For the last decade, Ethan has also been active in the effort to make universities and professional societies more equitable, diverse, and inclusive.
  • Paralympian, Karni Liddell is a former world record holder who represented Australia at the Atlanta Paralympic Games in 1996 and captained the Number 1 team at the Sydney 2000 Games, returning from both Games with medals. Karni will share her own personal lens on the topics of equity and inclusiveness, and what a respectful and inclusive workplace looks like.
  • Breeanna Brock, as CEO of Brisbane Lions AFLW, has been able to successfully combine her passion for female football with her day job. Having been involved in the sports industry for over twenty years Breeanna has helped create a pathway for women and girls in an otherwise male dominated sport. She will talk about their journey to inclusivity.

Date: Monday 24th October 2022
Time: 9:00am - 10:30am (followed by morning tea and coffee cart in the Atrium at 10:30am)
Venue: TRI Auditorium/Atrium & Online
RSVP: Via Eventbrite

Ethical bystander training

Facilitated by Marianna Duce, Harassment and Discrimination Adviser at QUT (Queensland University of Technology), this one-hour training session will help guide members of the TRI Community on the safest ways to intervene if they witness an event that concerns them. The Ethical Bystander session is designed to be a refresher session to build participant’s skills, knowledge and confidence. The 60-minute session will be scenario based and practical. If you would like to confidentially suggest a scenario, please sent details to [email protected].There are 35 spaces available, so secure your spot now.

Marianna Duce, Queensland University of Technology: At QUT, I am the lead practitioner on the implementation of strategies to respond to and prevent, sexual assault, sexual harassment, domestic and family violence and discrimination.  My role services 50 000 students and 6000 staff and involves program development and implementation, systems reviews and recommendations, case management, conflict resolution, training and facilitation, risk management and the provision of high-level advice to staff and clients at all levels and across diverse backgrounds. I have worked as a Senior Conciliator at the Qld Human Rights Commission, Principal Mediator for QCAT and been a nationally accredited mediator for over a decade. I take a trauma informed and person-centred approach to my work and am committed to building the capacity of individuals, teams and organisations to respond to and prevent, unfair treatment and violence.

Date: Thursday 27th October 2022
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
Venue: Room 2003
RSVP: Via Eventbrite